• Why AFPIMS?

    LEGAL AND REGULATORY COMPLIANCEThere are a surprising number of legal and regulatory requirements for everything from footer links proper coding. At the enterprise level, we maintain all that for you, so you don't have to think about. LEGAL COMPLIANCE  - Section 508From my own perspective, the most important reason to migrate to AFPIMS 5 is legal
  • What about a .edu website?

    The regulation pertaining to .edu domains is DoDI 8410.01, "Internet Domain Name and Internet Protocol Address Space Use and Approval," Dec 4 2015  b. The DoD Education Activity and accredited military institutions that award college or university degrees may use the .edu domain.
  • Official USAF websites are blocked on the NIPR

    If you are experiencing this, we received a fix from Mr. Rob Walls at Hill AFB and Mr. Kevin Pope at Tinker AFB that we’d like to share with you.  Their contact info is included below in case you have questions or need assistance.  CAUSE:The cause seems to be that AFPW public sites use "" but don't really live in
  • Access to Social Networking Sites from NIPRNET computers

    IAW Directive-Type Memorandum 09-026 (Feb 25, 2010) it is DoD policy that:The NIPRNET shall be configured to provide access to Internet-based capabilities across all DoD Components.Commanders at all levels and Heads of DoD Components shall continue to defend against malicious activity affecting DoD networks (e.g., distributed denial of service
  • Website Security is Paramount All Unit Commanders will: 4.16.1. Ensure assigned personnel use government provided equipment, government IT services, or Internet-based Capabilities accessed from government equipment for official, authorized, or limited authorized personal use
  • Word or Other Editable Documents Will Not Be Published

    Per SAF/AA Memo, dtd 7Feb2012, in accordance with reference (a) all documents will be converted to Portable Document Format (PDF) or scanned image (i.e., JPEG, TIFF, etc.) before release for public consumption. Documents must not be released in native format (i.e., Word, Excel, etc.) where the content can be easily manipulated after release to
  • Website Required OPSEC Training

    The required OPSEC training is derived from AFI 10-701, Operations Security, whose OPR is AF/A3Z-CI, Information Operations. The paragraph is 5.3.5., as noted below. As the paragraph states, Web Site Administrators, Webmasters, and anyone (superiors, public affairs specialist, OPSEC coordinators, PMs, SMO/SMNCO, etc.) who has the responsibility to
  • Thou Shall Not Use .com Domains

    OMB Web Policy  6. Use Approved Domains. A. Your agency must use only .gov, .mil, or domains unless the agency head explicitly determines another domain is necessary for the proper performance of an agency function.DODI 8550.01
  • Public Affairs Shall Distribute Factual Information

    Per OMB Web Policy, Ensure Information Quality  Your agency is already required under the Information Quality Act and associated guidelines3 to maximize the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of information.  Per DODI 8550.01
  • Phonebooks on Public Websites

    Per DODI 8550.01 IbCPage 20: e. Information Control, Dissemination, and Marking Personal and personnel security must be considered, and public disclosure of PII should be limited to pictures, names, biographies, and contact information of DoD personnel who, by the nature of their position and duties, frequently interact with the public, such as